Administrator | 31.07.12 11:19
Anthony Joshua talks to Hatton TV about his quest for Olympic
Andrew Wake | 31.07.12 11:08
Actor Tom Hardy has said that he'll happily
duke it out with David Haye for charity.
'The Dark Knight Rises' star is willing to get in
the ring with the former world heavyweight champion if fans can
raise enough money for a number of charitable groups he
Haye, who recently stopped Dereck Chisora in five
rounds at Upton Park, told the Sun last week: "Me and Tom Hardy,
that would be a good fight for sure. He has got in fantastic shape
- he looks like an absolute tank. H...
Andrew Wake | 31.07.12 10:49
Billy Joe Saunders will defend his Commonwealth middleweight
title against Australian rival Jarrod Fletcher at Wembley Arena on
Friday 14th September.
Heavy-handed Saunders, 22, won the title in 30 seconds at
the Royal Albert Hall in April against Tony Hill and then made a
successful first defence against Bradley Pryce with a comfortable
points win last month.
"Left Jab" Fletcher, from Hervey Bay in Queensland, is unbeaten
in twelve with seven wins coming inside sched...
Andrew Wake | 31.07.12 10:41
top man, Robert McCracken, believes that none of his boxers stand
out more than any other.
Indeed, unlike in
previous Olympic tournaments where potential medallists were easy
to pick out, Team GB's Performance Director feels everyone in both
the male and female teams is capable of getting on the rostrum.
This is evidence, if
ever it was needed, of the progress that the Podium squad as made
against the best boxers in the world in recent years.
Andrew Wake | 31.07.12 10:24
A clash between
Miguel Cotto and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is still very much a
Alvarez takes on
Josesito Lopez in Las Vegas on September 15, but Richard Schaefer
of Golden Boy Promotions says that if he comes through that bout
Cotto could be next.
"We have an excellent
relationship with Cotto. Miguel is a great boxer and our promoters
work pretty well together," said Schaefer.
Cotto, who lost to Floyd
Mayweather Jnr in May, has earmarked December 1 as the date for...
Andrew Wake | 31.07.12 09:54
Former British champion Anthony Crolla will complete the line-up
for the next Prizefighter event in Liverpool on October 6.
The Manchester man will be gunning for revenge against local
favourite Derry Mathews who ripped his British title away from him
in Oldham in April in a shock sixth round stoppage.
The hotly tipped 25-year-old also
has a score to settle with another high profile former British
champ in the line-up, with Dewsbury's ex-British super
featherweight strap holder ...
Andrew Wake | 30.07.12 11:03
The ever-expanding Coldwell Boxing
stable added a new member today as undefeated Doncaster prospect
Maxi Hughes inked a promotional deal with the popular Yorkshire
Hughes is the latest name to join
Coldwell's ranks as the popular promoter has enjoyed a busy summer
pursuing a wide range of talent that he believes can go on and
carve out successful careers for themselves.
After capturing the signatures of
Chad Gaynor, Joe Hughes, and Anthony Jevons, Coldwell is showing no...
Andrew Wake | 30.07.12 10:54
Nathan Brough and Kieran Farrell are the latest names to join
the line-up for 'Rocky and the Betfair Prizefighters' in the
lightweight showdown on October 6 at Liverpool Olympia.
Liverpool's unbeaten Brough joins fellow Scousers Derry Mathews,
Stephen Jennings and Terry Needham in the third Prizefighter to be
held at the Liverpool Olympia.
Farrell claimed the Central Area title in June with a fifth
round stoppage of Joe Elfidh and the Lancastrian will want to upset
the hometown ...
Andrew Wake | 30.07.12 10:43
Australian boxer Damien Hooper has been reprimanded by officials
after wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with an Aboriginal flag.
Hooper, who defeated Marcus Browne of the United States in his
opening bout at light-heavyweight said he was merely representing
But the Australian Olympic Committee have condemned the t-shirt,
saying that it broke strict rules regarding athletes using the
Games as stage for political statements.
"I'm not saying that I don't care, I'm just sa...
Andrew Wake | 30.07.12 10:21
Unbeaten world featherweight champion Chris John has got one eye
The 32-year-old from Indonesia, who has held a version for the
9st crown since 2003, plans on taking his winning run to 50 fights
and then hanging up his gloves.
His has a title defence pencilled in against Thailand's
Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo in Singapore on September 29 and expects to
fight twice more in 2013 before walking away.
Sampson Lewkowicz, John's adviser, told ESPN: "Chris John will